History Film / MishimaALifeInFourChapters

9th Mar '14 7:50:39 PM ssfsx17
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** Mizoguchi is obsessed with the Golden Pavilion, and wants to "set it free". This includes wishing that American bombers will blow it up [[spoiler:and ultimately, burning it down himself.]] ** Osamu decides that being cut and beaten by a cruel woman is actually a pretty good place in life, [[spoiler:and commits mutual suicide with her.]] ** Isao wants to kill "capitalists" and restore the Emperor to power - or rather, an idealized version of the Emperor and the purity of Japan that he had made in his own mind.
9th Mar '14 7:33:56 PM ssfsx17
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* GeniusBonus: ** For starters, who Yukio Mishima even is ** The scene of Mishima's seppuku is very similar to his film on the subject. Foreshadowed by a bit of the production of that film being shown in a flashback.
9th Mar '14 7:33:41 PM ssfsx17
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* GeniusBonus: ** For starters, who Yukio Mishima even is ** The scene of Mishima's seppuku is very similar to his film on the subject. Foreshadowed by a bit of the production of that film being shown in a flashback.
9th Mar '14 7:01:30 PM ssfsx17
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--> '''Follower'': If we're going to die, how can it be inconvenient?
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--> '''Follower'': '''Follower''': If we're going to die, how can it be inconvenient?
9th Mar '14 7:01:18 PM ssfsx17
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* BlackComedy: --> '''Isao''': Are there any objections? Is it inconvenient for anyone? --> '''Follower'': If we're going to die, how can it be inconvenient?
9th Mar '14 6:58:34 PM ssfsx17
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* NotSoDifferent: Mishima says this about his own "Shield Society" and the radical leftists who occupied Tokyo University - except that the Shield Society has the Emperor on their side.
9th Mar '14 6:38:02 PM ssfsx17
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* KatanasAreJustBetter: --> '''Officer:''' You have firearms? --> '''Isao:''' We'll only use swords. Our best weapon is purity.
9th Mar '14 6:30:38 PM ssfsx17
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* AManIsNotAVirgin: Mizoguchi stops stuttering after having sex for the first time and becomes much more self-assured. [[spoiler: For all the good it did do him in the end.]]
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* AManIsNotAVirgin: Mizoguchi stops stuttering after having sex for the first time and becomes much more self-assured. [[spoiler: [[spoiler:Which is to say, self-assured enough to finally burn down the Golden Pavilion himself. For all the good it did do him in the end.]]
9th Mar '14 6:29:57 PM ssfsx17
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* TooKinkyToTorture: Osamu is cut by a razor, and decides that it feels ''good''. Later, he's shown with bigger scars and bruises, and says that ''stage blood is not enough'' for him.
29th Jan '13 4:31:37 PM JAF1970
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* AdaptationDisplacement: Fans of ''TheTrumanShow'' probably have no idea the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYGu8ap1FvI climactic music]] came from ''Mishima''.
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